New Delhi: The civil services preliminary examination will be held in June instead of August next year, this is the prestigious to select IAS and IPS officers in the country.
After a gap of three years the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) which usually conducts prelims in the month of August will be conducting the examination in June, rather than in August.
The civil services preliminary examination, 2017, is going to be conducted its prelims examination on June 18th as per the Commissions’ calender for the examination.
According to a senior UPSC official, the preliminary tests for 2016, 2015 and 2014 were held during the month of August.
He further said, “The preliminary exam will be held early in June this year. The decision has been taken to ensure that the entire process of the examination is completed in time.”
Earlier the preliminary exam for 2013 was held on May 26 that year.
The civil services examination is conducted annually by the UPSC in three stages-preliminary, main and interview-to select officers for Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS) and Indian Police Service (IPS), among others.
Every year at-least thousand candidates use to appear in this examination at various centres across the country.